Tarasco's New Latino Cuisine

470 S. Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80219
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  • Monday through Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • $, $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Tarasco's peeks out from its corner spot like the shy girl in a homemade dress at her first dance. The exterior signs -- offering a perfect chance to practice your menu Spanish -- have been added onto and painted over during the restaurant’s years in this spot, and the interior walls are covered in Spanish aphorisms and descriptions of fruit and vegetable drinks (jugos and licuados). Tarasco's has a way of creating beauty and perfection in even the humblest of dishes, like rich and spicy posole or simple corn tamales that balance sweet and earthy with the gentlest kiss of chile verde. The posole is award-winning; doctored up, it’s like eating Christmas in a bowl. We also can't get enough of the seven-chile mole – a specialty of Michoacán -- but the mole verde is also a great option. And keep your eyes on the specials board for the rare mole amarillo.

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